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GPS: 40.19432, -105.32878
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Shared By: pete cogan on Jul 31, 2002 · Updates
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Warning Access Issue: MM 23-29.5 - now ended daily CO 7 highway closure/delays DetailsDrop down

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The Sentinel boasts a 3 star (Hubbel's guide) trad route called Crooked Cross. 5 other trad routes are listed for the rock, and there is a seemingly new bolted line around the corner to the left of the first route, Spy Story. Some of the rock looks iffy, but Crooked Cross is clean and well worth doing. It has an easy walk off the top.

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4.5 miles from the light at the junction of US 36 and CO 7 (Hubbel). There's a pulloff next to the river, and an easy low water crossing. You can't miss the Crooked Cross Crack high above you. Poison ivy is out there, but it didn't seem too bad. The quasi trail heads up to the right of Crooked Cross.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Sentinel

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Southern Cross
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Koon's Corner
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 35
Crooked Cross
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 27
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Southern Cross
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Koon's Corner
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Crooked Cross
 35
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Fogline
 27
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
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